Internationalization of innovative activities in Norway US patents involving Norwegian inventors and assignees
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Purpose: To investigate the international connectivity of innovation activity in Norway. Design: We use patent data from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to examine the level and international pattern of innovative activity in the Norway. Findings: The number of US patents registered on firms and individuals referring to Norway have increased significantly over the last 40 years. So has also the share of patents that have an international connection. Originality/value: Provide empirical data on patented innovations concerning the small, open economy of Norway.